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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

Mar 26, 2018


Elizabeth Langran; Jered Borup

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Number of papers: 392

  1. Wearables - From Form to Function: An Invitation to Collaborate

    Stephanie Barbee & Doug Darby, University of North Texas, United States

    Abstract: In 2014, The New Media Consortium postulated that within the following five years there would be significant evidence of wearable devices in the educational environment Still in 2017,... More

    pp. 2455-2457

  2. Mobile Applications and Online Games as Sociocultural Influencers in STEM

    Laurie O Campbell, The University of Central Florida, United States; Lindsay Pulse, The University Of Central Florida, United States; Christine Herlihy, University of Central Florida, United States

    Abstract: Sociocultural influences include mobile apps and online games A content analysis of mobile apps and online games in STEM was conducted to determine gender and stereotypical... More

    pp. 2470-2475

  3. Understanding creativity and the role of technology in education: a tri-modal approach

    Edwin Arthur Creely, Monash University, Australia; Danah Henriksen, Arizona State University, United States; Michael Henderson, Monash University, Australia

    Creativity is widely viewed as pivotal to 21st Century education, and thus is frequently connected with technology. However, creativity continues to be ill defined, difficult to recognise and even... More

    pp. 2495-2503

  4. Digital Tools for Integrating Reading and Writing Instruction in English Education - Grades 6-12

    Kristina Doubet, James Madison University, United States; Gena Southall, Longwood University, United States

    Although the disciplines of reading and writing should be woven together as integrated, interdependent practices in grades 6-12 (NCTE 2016), most middle and high school teachers implement separate ... More

    pp. 2508-2511

  5. #NoDAPL: Consciously designing culturally situated resistance pedagogy for 21st century youth

    Becky Beucher, Illinois State University, United States

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    pp. 2524-2529

  6. Development of a simple ethnoscience database and a framework for its incorporation into the science classroom

    Rasheed Fasasi, National Open University, Abuja, Nigeria, Nigeria

    Issues relating to the effects of cultural beliefs on learners’ achievements in science have been contentious. Many scholars in the field of education however agree that prior cultural knowledge is... More

    pp. 3714-3723

  7. Computational Thinking and Problem-Solving – a Research Approach in the Context of ICILS 2018

    Amelie Labusch & Birgit Eickelmann, Paderborn University, Germany

    Since computational thinking has been acknowledged as a relevant part of students’ 21st century key competencies, research turns attention toward in-school acquisition of computational thinking ... More

    pp. 3724-3729

  8. Globally Competent Teachers: A Project Structure for Directly Connecting Preservice Teachers with Mentors in other Countries

    Terry Smith, Radford University - School of Teacher Education & Leadership, United States

    This brief paper outlines a university teacher education pilot project that expanded traditional practicum coursework into global education by providing student teachers with specific professional ... More

    pp. 3736-3738

  9. Storytelling with Data: Visualization in Education- Semiotics Perspective

    Melda Yildiz & Amr Swid, New York Institute of Technology, United States

    Semiotics is one of the approaches to media education and new media literacy. It complements and promotes the ideals of Media Literacy education. It opens a new way to the study of media literacy. ... More

    pp. 3739-3744

  10. Fostering Computational Thinking and Student Engagement in the Literacy Classroom through Pop-up Makerspaces

    Laurie O Campbell, Samantha Heller & Brandi Goodman, The University of Central Florida, United States

    The inclusion of makerspaces in K-12 learning environments has been explored as a way to encourage computational thinking skills through experiential and active learning approaches Pop-up... More

    pp. 3750-3754

  11. Impact of School Setting on Teacher Attitudes of Asynchronous Educational Communication Media

    Erik Kormos, Colegio Karl C. Parrish, Colombia; Liliana Julio, Universidad Simon Bolivar, Colombia

    This quantitative study investigated the impact of school setting on perceptions and attitudes of K-12 public school teachers related to asynchronous communication learning tools in rural, suburban... More

    pp. 3755-3760

  12. Engaging Digital Natives in an Educational Setting

    Shonda Brooks & Tarrah Davis, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, United States

    One of the biggest problems facing education today is the Digital Immigrant teaching the Digital Native. According to research, students of today are not being adequately instructed because a... More

    pp. 3761-3764